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TCARD in the News

Parents Welcome New Autistic Muppet on Sesame Street
    -April 06, 2017, Dr. Settles' Interview on WWL-TV

Correcting Vaccine-Autism Misinformation a Daunting Task
    -April 27, 2015, Dr. Settles' Interview on WWL Radio


Getting Students With Autism Through High School To College & Beyond

Nationwide, students with autism are enrolling in college in relatively low numbers, even compared to students with other disabilities. One program in New York is aiming to change that. Read more...

Colin Ozeki, a high school student with autism, is on track to graduate this year from Millennium Brooklyn High School with an advanced diploma.
Amy Pearl/WNYC





Autism and Health: A Special Report by Autism Speaks

This week, Autism Speaks issued the first in a series of annual, in-depth reports on special topics in autism – Autism and Health: Advances in Understanding and and Treating the Health Conditions that Frequently Accompany Autism. Read more...



Why Do Those with Autism Avoid Eye Contact? - Science Daily

Individuals with autism spectrum disorder often find it difficult to look others in the eyes as they find eye contact uncomfortable or stressful. Now a study has shed ... Read more...